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Thomas Jefferson: A Little Rebellion Now and Then

Thomas Jefferson: A Little Rebellion Now and Then

Writing to James Madison about Shays’ Rebellion in early 1787, Thomas Jefferson said that “a little rebellion now and then ...
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3 States Taking on Federal Gun Control

3 States Taking on Federal Gun Control

Of the increasing number of states claiming to create a “2nd Amendment Sanctuary” just three (and one honorable mention) have ...
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2nd Amendment: Top-5 Facts Most Miss

2nd Amendment: Top-5 Facts Most Miss

To be a good 2nd amendment absolutist requires understanding some historical facts that both supporters and opponents of the right ...
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Embracing the Tyranny the Founders Rejected

Embracing the Tyranny the Founders Rejected

The founders and old revolutionaries fought a long, bloody war to free themselves from an arbitrary and tyrannical government based ...
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Not Bound to "Yield Obedience"

Not Bound to “Yield Obedience”

When government goes beyond its just limits, the founders held that the people are not bound to “yield obedience.” From ...
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The Power to Protect You is Also a Power to Control You

The Power to Protect You is Also a Power to Control You

It’s not like we weren’t warned - over and over and over again. Every power you give government to protect ...
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Category: 10th Amendment

The 10th Amendment Movement: A Revolution in Thought

The 10th Amendment Movement: A Revolution in Thought

A radical Change in the “Principles, Opinions, Sentiments and Affection of the People” was the real American Revolution of the ...
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10th Amendment: The Enumerated Powers of States

10th Amendment: The Enumerated Powers of States

During the debates over ratifying the Constitution, its opponents said It’s not enough to list what the federal government can ...
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Constitution 101: Powers Reserved to the States or to the People

Constitution 101: Powers Reserved to the States or to the People

While the Constitution was being considered in state ratifying conventions, prominent supporters of ratification repeatedly gave the people lists of ...
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Category: Nullification Essentials

Thomas Jefferson's Other Declaration: The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798

Thomas Jefferson’s Other Declaration: The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798

Most people know that Jefferson was the primary drafter of the Declaration of Independence, but few have even heard of ...
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The Seeds of Nullification: A Lesson from the Articles of Confederation

The Seeds of Nullification: A Lesson from the Articles of Confederation

What do taxes, fiat money, a refusal to cooperate and the Articles of Confederation have to do with nullification strategy ...
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Nullification Wasn't Invented by Thomas Jefferson

Nullification Wasn’t Invented by Thomas Jefferson

While some people may believe that Thomas Jefferson invented the doctrine of nullification - because he called it the “rightful ...
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Category: Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Federal Stimulus Funds Gun Control Surveillance

Federal Stimulus Funds Gun Control Surveillance

A gun control surveillance technology - “acoustic gunshot detection” - has been funded by unconstitutional federal grants to local police ...
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Missouri vs Joe on Federal Gun Control

Missouri vs Joe on Federal Gun Control

The Missouri 2nd Amendment Preservation Act is working so well - ending state and local enforcement of federal gun control ...
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Copposition: Thin Blue Line vs the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Copposition: Thin Blue Line vs the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

In state after state, after state ...the most aggressive - and effective - opponents of legislation to protect or advance ...
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Category: In the Founders’ Words

Thomas Paine: The Evils of Paper Money

Thomas Paine: The Evils of Paper Money

While most people associate support for sound money with founders like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, in 1786 Thomas Paine ...
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Samuel Adams: "All Might be Free"

Samuel Adams: “All Might be Free”

The “Father of the American Revolution” understood what it took to advance and defend freedom in opposition to the largest ...
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Founding Mothers: Top-5 Quotes from Women of the Revolution

Founding Mothers: Top-5 Quotes from Women of the Revolution

While they're often lost down the memory hole, or just plain forgotten and ignored, these "founding mothers" have some timeless ...
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Category: Federal Courts

Court Packing: Unnecessary and Improper

Court Packing: Unnecessary and Improper

Is Court Packing Constitutional? Based on how they want to use it - no, and it’s not even close. Expanding ...
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Supreme Court: Warnings from the Anti-Federalists

Supreme Court: Warnings from the Anti-Federalists

This bleak state of affairs surrounding the Constitution - and especially the federal courts - should not surprise anyone who ...
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The Marbury v Madison Myth

The Marbury v Madison Myth

almost everything in modern "constitutional law" is based on a myth ...
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Category: Police State

The Supreme Court is a Big Part of the Problem: Police State Edition

The Supreme Court is a Big Part of the Problem: Police State Edition

Much of the police state we live under today has been given a green light by the Supreme Court - ...
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They're Lying: No-Knock Warrant Edition

They’re Lying: No-Knock Warrant Edition

We were warned. Don’t trust anyone with power to endanger liberty. Yet some people who are on board with that, ...
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Predictive Policing: Weaponizing Data and Location

Predictive Policing: Weaponizing Data and Location

Often funded by federal grant programs and even operated out of federally-designated fusion centers, "predictive policing" software is showing up ...
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Category: Nullification Strategy

Resistance Should be the First Response, Not the Last

Resistance Should be the First Response, Not the Last

To the founders and old revolutionaries, resistance to attacks on liberty was an essential part of the system, and essential ...
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Top-5 Ways to Nullify the Feds

Top-5 Ways to Nullify the Feds

Relying on the federal government to limit its own power has given us the largest government in the history of ...
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Spooner's Strategy to Stop Usurpation

Spooner’s Strategy to Stop Usurpation

In his 1850 pamphlet, “A Defence for Fugitive Slaves,” Lysander Spooner gave us a strategy for how to stop unconstitutional ...
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Category: Essential History

Jefferson's Favorite Book on Government?

Jefferson’s Favorite Book on Government?

The Declaration of Independence was not an effort to “find out new principles,” according to Thomas Jefferson. Instead, it was ...
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What Makes a Free People?

What Makes a Free People?

The so-called “land of the free” is filled to the brim with government acts, laws, mandates orders, rules, and regulations ...
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The Danger of Factions: Nothing New Under the Sun

The Danger of Factions: Nothing New Under the Sun

A “frightful despotism,” would be the result of an “alternate domination of one faction over another,” warned George Washington. He ...
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Category: Surveillance

Top-9 Ways They Track, Trace and Monitor You

Top-9 Ways They Track, Trace and Monitor You

Thanks to a vast array of almost limitless surveillance powers made possible by a domestic army of techno-tyrants, fusion centers ...
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The War on Terror Has Always Been a War on You

The War on Terror Has Always Been a War on You

From day one, they’ve attacked your liberty in big ways - and they’re not even close to being done yet ...
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Is Every Federal Agency a Spy Agency?

Is Every Federal Agency a Spy Agency?

A totalitarian state needs to keep a close eye on people to ensure compliance and control. With USPS and even ...
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Category: War Powers

Never Forget: 20 Years of Conquering at Home

Never Forget: 20 Years of Conquering at Home

Fear is the foundation of government power. And war is the “art of conquering at home.” Insight and warnings from ...
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The War on Terror Has Always Been a War on You

The War on Terror Has Always Been a War on You

From day one, they’ve attacked your liberty in big ways - and they’re not even close to being done yet ...
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5 Founders on the Horrors and Evils of War

5 Founders on the Horrors and Evils of War

Thomas Paine, John Jay, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison - in their own words - on the evils ...
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Category: Asset Forfeiture

Status Report: End Asset Forfeiture in the States

Status Report: End Asset Forfeiture in the States

Civil asset forfeiture is nothing more than legalized, institutionalized, government-sanctioned theft. But actions are being taken to stop it on ...
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Lawless Law Enforcement: Asset Forfeiture Fuels Police Spending

Lawless Law Enforcement: Asset Forfeiture Fuels Police Spending

Police treat civil asset forfeiture as a cash grab - like a highwayman doing roadside robberies - but funding their ...
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Airport Robbery: Feds Take Over $2 Billion from Travelers through Asset Forfeiture

Airport Robbery: Feds Take Over $2 Billion from Travelers through Asset Forfeiture

For the first time ever, data from the Treasury Department’s forfeiture database has been put through a detailed study regarding ...
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Category: Nullification Movement

Status Report: Defend the Guard, Support the Constitution

Status Report: Defend the Guard, Support the Constitution

The imperial government in Washington D.C. has been using and abusing the National Guard - and violating the Constitution while ...
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Missouri vs Joe on Federal Gun Control

Missouri vs Joe on Federal Gun Control

The Missouri 2nd Amendment Preservation Act is working so well - ending state and local enforcement of federal gun control ...
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Nullify: Latest News from the 10th Amendment Movement

Nullify: Latest News from the 10th Amendment Movement

Brick-by-brick and person-by-person. State-by-state and issue-by-issue. Building a foundation for the Constitution and Liberty. Surveillance, forfeiture, prohibition and more - ...
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Category: Federal Reserve

Alexander Hamilton's Worst Flip Flop

Alexander Hamilton’s Worst Flip Flop

Alexander Hamilton went from arguing that the federal government would only have “expressly delegated” powers during the ratification debates, to ...
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James Madison: The Constitution vs the National Bank

James Madison: The Constitution vs the National Bank

In 1791, James Madison gave two major speeches on the National Bank, opposing it primarily on grounds that it wasn’t ...
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Thomas Jefferson: The Constitution vs the National Bank

Thomas Jefferson: The Constitution vs the National Bank

In 1791, Thomas Jefferson wrote his Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank, opposing it primarily on 10th Amendment ...
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Category: Brutus’ Antifederalist Papers

No Representation: Antifederalist Brutus No. 4

No Representation: Antifederalist Brutus No. 4

In his 4th essay, Antifederalist Brutus made the case that the federal House of Representatives could never be truly representative ...
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Infinite‌ ‌and‌ ‌Incomprehensible:‌ ‌Antifederalist‌ ‌Brutus‌ ‌No.‌ ‌5‌

Infinite‌ ‌and‌ ‌Incomprehensible:‌ ‌Antifederalist‌ ‌Brutus‌ ‌No.‌ ‌5‌

Rather than a general government with few and defined powers, in his 5th essay, Antifederalist Brutus warned that a combination ...
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Destroying the States: Antifederalist Brutus No. 6

Destroying the States: Antifederalist Brutus No. 6

Continuing his theme of warning against consolidation, or centralization of power, Brutus looks at the taxing power and general welfare, ...
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Category: Cato’s Antifederalist Papers

President or King? Antifederalist Cato No. 4

President or King? Antifederalist Cato No. 4

Cato was one of the first Antifederalist writers to examine the executive branch. He predicted it would “tend either to ...
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Don't Trust Government: Antifederalist Cato No. 5

Don’t Trust Government: Antifederalist Cato No. 5

In his 5th paper, Cato reiterates the issues he has with the structure of the executive branch, moves on to ...
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Insupportable Burdens: Antifederalist Cato No. 6

Insupportable Burdens: Antifederalist Cato No. 6

In his 6th Antifederalist paper, Cato predicted direct taxation on individuals in spite of Federalist assurances the government would be ...
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